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In London, Korea’s Paralympic athletes go for gold
Aug 29, 2012
Beginning on August 29, another chapter in the excitement of the 2012 London Olympics will unfold with the opening of the twelve-day London Paralympics. For Team Korea, who will be sending 88 athletes to compete in a total of 14 events, the next week and a half will be a chance f...


Taekwondo reaches out to the world
Aug 28, 2012
Taekwondo athletes from across the globe gather in Korea for the World Taekwondo Hanmadang 2012, which kicks off just today. This year’s 20th World Taekwondo Hanmadang Festival, organized by Kukkiwon, takes place under the theme of ”Unifying the World with Taekwondo” from August ...


K-game’s spark in European market
Aug 24, 2012
Gamescom 2012, one of the gaming industry’s biggest events, has proved the potential of South Korea’s online games in the European market. Held in Cologne, Germany from August 15 to 19, this year’s convention is co-hosted by Germany and South Korea, showcasing 600 exhibitors from...


Team Korea’s London home away from home: Brunel
Aug 21, 2012
Any discussion of Korea’s historic success at the recent 2012 London Summer Olympics would be incomplete without mention of a key location that became Team Korea’s home base throughout the event. Located in Uxbridge, in West London, Brunel University was the site of Korea’s first...


Countdown begins to London Paralympics
Aug 20, 2012
Though it has been over a week since the curtain fell on the 2012 London Olympics, the excitement in London has yet to die down. With only nine days to go until the 2012 London Paralympics kick off on August 29, sports fans around the world can look forward to even more scenes of...


Yacht race crosses the sea from Korea to China
Aug 16, 2012
The West Coast saw dozens of yachts in full sail on August 10, when the Yellow Sea International Yacht Race kicked off. The yacht parade will continue until the 23rd of this month.The race is the first transoceanic yacht competition, starting off from Incheon and making a stopove...


International support for Team Korea at the London Olym...
Aug 16, 2012
As the 2012 Summer Olympics wrap up, South Korea walks away with its head held high. The Far Eastern country surpassed its goals of winning ten gold medals and ranking in the top ten competing nations, leaving a lasting impression on the world. There was no shortage of supporters...


London 2012: Team Korea's rise to the challenge
Aug 13, 2012
The excitement and drama of the 17-day multi-sport event that was the 2012 London Olympics closed with a final fanfare of celebrations on August 12. But for the members of Team Korea and for the spectators who applauded their athleticism, passion, and sportsmanship throughout the...


Taekwondo and table tennis fetch silver medals
Aug 09, 2012
A young taekwondo fighter and the men’s table tennis trio were overwhelmed in their gold medal contests and won precious silver medals for South Korea on Wednesday at the London Olympics. Lee Dae-hoon competes against Joel Gonzalez Bonilla of Spain in the under-58-kilogram clas...


Wrestler Kim Hyeon-woo wins Korea's twelfth gold
Aug 08, 2012
Wrestler Kim Hyeon-woo won South Korea’s twelfth gold medal in the 66kg Greco-Roman wrestling competition at the 2012 London Summer Olympics on August 7.The 24-year-old Kim defeated Hungarian opponent Tamas Lorincz with a set score of 2-0, finishing the match with a swollen eye a...